Meet the team

Helen Rooke
Registered Provider

Helen opened Abelia Care Services in January 2008, as the Registered Provider.

Helen feels very passionate about the care services that we provide in the community and makes it her mission to change people’s perception of a carer, as they are such a valuable asset in the community and should be recognised across the country. Helen spends her free time looking after her two boisterous boys ‘Zac’ and ‘Roly’ her two adorable dachshund doggies. 


Tara Jones
Registered Manager

Tara joined the company at the beginning of 2009, since this time Tara has made it her personal mission to ensure that every client continues to be treated as a unique individual, ensuring that the homecare services our trained staff deliver are to the highest standard. As the Registered Manager it is Tara’s responsibility to ensure that the operational functions of the agency always meet the legislative demands under our approved registration.

In her spare time Tara enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.


Hazel Arrowsmith
Care Manager

Hazel joined the company in 2015.  She joined Abelia with a wealth of knowledge and experience, having worked in the homecare sector for many years. Hazel shares the company’s values and principles. As the Care Manager Hazel provides practical and pastoral support to all of our carers and is also very passionate about supporting our clients within the comfort of their own homes.

Hazel enjoys walking and spending time with her grandchildren.


Diana Tomlinson
Client Services Co-ordinator

Diana has been with Abelia Care since April 2012.  Diana is responsible for ensuring that all clients receive their requested visits at their preferred times.  Diana’s local knowledge of the area assists her in her planning role.

Diana participates in regular personal fitness programmes including dancing and spending time with her family. 


Amy Ellis
In-house Trainer

Amy joined the company as a care assistant back in 2013 and has progressed her career to become one of our senior carers and our certified in house trainer.  Amy is always busy whether it be helping her husband on the farm or supporting her son in his quest to protect the survival of rare breed sheep.